New Italian ryegrass accelerates genetic gain

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A new benchmark in winter and total forage yield is being set by the latest Italian ryegrass variety to be released by Seed Force. SF Accelerate 2 is a late flowering diploid that includes material from well-known varieties such as Concord, Tabu, Warrior and Sonik, plus European genetics. Bred by RAGT in France, the new … Read more

New Spark ignites growing interest in hybrid canola

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A new hybrid TT canola, SF Spark TT, has created significant interest in the growing hybrid canola market in Australia. Once dominated by open-pollinated (OP) varieties, the Australian market is following European and American trends to opt for the higher yielding hybrid varieties over the lower seed cost OPs. While growers can retain seed from … Read more